Chapter 12. Biochemistry of Polyketide Synthases

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Rajesh S. Gokhale and
  2. Dipika Tuteja

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch12k

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gokhale, R. S. and Tuteja, D. (2001) Biochemistry of Polyketide Synthases, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch12k

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. New Delhi, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • organisms;
  • biosynthesized;
  • stereochemistry;
  • identification;
  • biochemists

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Polyketide Synthases and Assembly of Polyketides

  • Type I Iterative Polyketide Synthases

  • Type II Iterative Polyketide Synthase

  • Chalcone-Like Synthases

  • Modular Polyketide Synthase

  • Crosstalk between Polyketide Synthases and Fatty Acid Synthases

  • Conclusions